Injured hand healed quickly

A few years ago I was employed as a caregiver for an elderly man. One day, after helping him to the car to give him a ride home, I had to return briefly to the house to retrieve something. As I walked back to the car, I discovered it was rolling down the slight incline and was headed for some trees. I dashed across the yard, and just as I reached out to slow the car, I slipped and fell, and the car ran over my hand. The vehicle rolled another few inches and stopped.

The first thing I did was declare that matter has no sensation. From my study of Christian Science, I understood that injury and pain are false suggestions, not realities, and that we should affirm the underlying spiritual truth that we are ever at one with God and have never expressed anything but harmony. 

In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy writes: “When an accident happens, you think or exclaim, ‘I am hurt!’ Your thought is more powerful than your words, more powerful than the accident itself, to make the injury real” (p. 397). I knew I could not be hurt because man is created by God, Spirit, and is wholly spiritual and indestructible. I silently repeated this truth for a few moments, and the discomfort eased. 

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